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Should we destroy polluting infrastructure?

Should we destroy polluting infrastructure? Accelerating climate change means we must look to radical solutions within the climate movement. Author Andreas Malm’s radicalism is welcome but cannot replace a mass workers’ movement, argues Sophie Squire

Amazon deforestation in Brazil ‘out of control’

Amazon deforestation in Brazil ‘out of control’ The level of destruction is up 22 percent from what it was in 2020

Letters—Silvertown doesn’t want to be part of polluting Formula One

Letters—Silvertown doesn’t want to be part of polluting Formula One ​​​​​​​The proposal of a new Formula One (F1) race in Newham, east London, is an insult to residents who already suffer the highest levels of particulate matter air pollution in the country.

The failure of Cop 26 reflects a system that will take us over the cliff edge

The failure of Cop 26 reflects a system that will take us over the cliff edge Great Thunberg said, 'Here’s a brief summary: Blah, blah, blah'.

Hydrogen power is not a green alternative

Hydrogen power is not a green alternative The Tories and world ­leaders are pinning their hopes on hydrogen power to reduce carbon emissions and help reach their net-zero promises.

Extinction Rebellion disrupts Lord Mayor's parade in London as Cop26 fails

Extinction Rebellion disrupts Lord Mayors parade in London as Cop26 fails The Rise and Rebel action came as the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow ended with a total failure to confront systemic environmental collapse.

Cop26 set to end as failure

11 November 2021
The Cop26 climate conference is expected to run into “extra time” as world leaders squabble over already inadequate climate promises

Radical climate action is more than slogans

09 November 2021
System change not climate change is the only solution

Failures at Cop26 will fuel the climate collapse

09 November 2021
No solutions to solve the climate crisis will be made at Cop26

20,000 London protesters demand climate action—and thousands march in other cities

06 November 2021
One protester said, "We can't stay in our living rooms anymore and ignore climate change."

Tens of thousands join climate strike in Glasgow during Cop26

05 November 2021
It was the biggest climate strike since 2019

We have to change the world in order to save it

02 November 2021
The revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg denounced a system that had produced “fertile plains of death on which profits can grow”

Protesters demand real action while leaders dine

02 November 2021
After a long day of climate inaction, world leaders enjoyed a lavish meal inside the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum on Monday.

Competition between states grows sharper

02 November 2021
Boris Johnson is puffing himself up as a world statesman for the Cop26 conference. But the ridiculous squabble with France over fishing rights off British coasts shows the lies behind his posturing.

Protests and strikes take on the COP26 conference

01 November 2021
Protests at the Cop26 ­climate conference kicked off last weekend as world leaders started to arrive in Glasgow.

Biden breaks promises on climate and spending

01 November 2021
Sophie Squire explains how in the run up to Cop26 US president Joe Biden is abandoning some key pledges and toning down others

As planet burns, our rulers can only offer hot air

31 October 2021
Only the most radical measures can save us, says Sophie Squire

World leaders lobby for fossil fuels before Cop26 summit

25 October 2021
With just days to go before the Cop26 climate conference, world leaders are already weakening their climate promises and protecting the fossil fuel industry.

Cop26 conference—‘We’re turning Glasgow into a city in revolt’

22 October 2021
For months, activists from disparate campaigns and backgrounds have been working to mount a challenge to the climate criminals visiting Glasgow in November.

It’s right to strike during the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow

18 October 2021
Groups of workers are preparing to strike in Glasgow during the Cop26 international climate ­conference. They are right to do so.

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